1959 Auburn Tigers football team

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1959 Auburn Tigers football
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Conference Southeastern Conference
1959 record 7–3 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach Ralph Jordan
Home stadium Cliff Hare Stadium
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
#3 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
#2 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
#10 Alabama 4 1 2     7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2     5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1     5 4 1
#19 Florida 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0     4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1959 college football season. It was the Tigers' 68th overall and 27th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ralph "Shug" Jordan, in his ninth year, and played their home games at Cliff Hare Stadium in Auburn and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3 overall, 4–3 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 at Tennessee No. 3 Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 0–3  
October 3 Hardin–Simmons* No. 17 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 35–12  
October 10 Kentucky No. 14 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 33–0  
October 17 at No. 4 Georgia Tech No. 11 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 7–6  
October 23 at Miami (FL)* No. 7 Burdine StadiumMiami, FL W 21–6  
October 31 Florida No. 8 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 6–0  
November 7 Mississippi State No. 8 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 31–0  
November 14 at No. 12 Georgia No. 8 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 13–14  
November 21 Southern Miss* No. 12 Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL W 28–7  
November 28 vs. No. 19 Alabama No. 11 Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 0–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1959 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 188. 
  2. ^ "1959–1960 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics.